Developing Women Leaders through Entrepreneurship Training

Bullough, A., Sully de Luque, M., Abdelzaher, D., & Heim, W. (2015). Developing Women Leaders through Entrepreneurship Training. Academy of Management Perspectives. 29(2): 250-270

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Amanda Bullough

University of Delaware, Lerner College of Business & Economics

Mary Sully de Luque

Arizona State University (ASU)

Dina Abdelzaher

University of Houston, Clear Lake

Wynona Heim

Thunderbird School of Global Management

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

Based on extensive firsthand experience with entrepreneurship education and training programs for women and a thorough review of the literature on women’s entrepreneurship and leadership as it relates to entrepreneurship education and training, the authors present a framework for designing and implementing effective programs for women. The framework provides the core factors that need to be considered to effectively achieve a program’s goals: the elements of the program, human factors, the contextual environment, and funding. While the framework is applicable for entrepreneurship education and training programs in general, the authors demonstrate its specific utility by sharing firsthand examples from their work with women entrepreneurs from more than 20 developing countries throughout the past 10 years. This paper provides guidelines that can be used by scholars researching entrepreneurship …

Suggested Citation

Bullough, Amanda and Sully de Luque, Mary and Abdelzaher, Dina and Heim, Wynona, Developing Women Leaders through Entrepreneurship Training (2015). Bullough, A., Sully de Luque, M., Abdelzaher, D., & Heim, W. (2015). Developing Women Leaders through Entrepreneurship Training. Academy of Management Perspectives. 29(2): 250-270, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3460212 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3460212

Amanda Bullough (Contact Author)

University of Delaware, Lerner College of Business & Economics ( email )

Newark, DE 19711
United States

Mary Sully de Luque

Arizona State University (ASU) ( email )

Farmer Building 440G PO Box 872011
Tempe, AZ 85287
United States

Dina Abdelzaher

University of Houston, Clear Lake ( email )

2700 Bay Area Blvd. Box 42
Houston, TX 77058
United States

Wynona Heim

Thunderbird School of Global Management ( email )

Glendale, AZ 85306
United States

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